the equipment needed to clean upholstery

What Equipment You Will Need For Sofa Cleaning

  1. High Quality Vacuum Cleaner With Upholster Tool

The most important item on this list because most of the dirt on your sofa is dry. so, time spend using a good vacuum will remove a high percentage of the soil on your sofa.

  1. Hot Water Extraction Machine

The second most important item on this list. One water flow is best suited to sofa cleaning as you do not want to over wet the fabric. its a misconception that its the water doing the cleaning. Water is just used to flush the emulsified dirt away. So, you need just the right amount of water to do that.

  1. Dry Clean Only Extraction Machine

So, Not all fabrics can be wet cleaned if this is the case after testing that yours can not be wet cleaned then call a professional sofa cleaner

  1. Air Mover

Materials And Accessories Equipment For Sofa Sofa Cleaning.

  • Tarpaulin (drip sheet)
  • Terry Towels
  • Tampico Upholstery Brush
  • Velvet “Boffin” Brush
  • Heavy Duty “scrunge” Brush
  • Upholstery shampoo Sponge
  • Pressure Sprayers
  • Pressure Sprayer (for solutions with solvents in)
  • Lipped Buckets, (one for clean and second for dirty water)
  • Measuring jug
  • Spotting spatula
  • Neoprene Gloves
  • Solvent Mask
  • Shrinkage Test Kit
  • Small Hair Dryer
  • Small Portable Steamer

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